Cab Calloway

Cabell Calloway, III

  • American


American jazz singer, bandleader and actor (George Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess'), notable performer at the Cotton Club in Harlem (Demolished), New York City; he'll always be identified with the million plus selling song, 'Minnie The Moocher' - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1907/12/25 Born Born Cab Calloway's Birthday
1928/00/00 Cab Calloway becomes the 'house singer' at the 'Sunset Cafe', performs with Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines Work Sunset Cafe building Chicago
1929/00/00 Cab Calloway leaves the Cotton Club for a new cabaret at William Hill's Plantation Club Bandleader Plantation Club Building New York City
1930/01/23 Gangsters wreck the Plantation Club for hiring Cab Calloway away from the Cotton Club Bandleader Plantation Club Building New York City
1930/02/00 Cab Calloway and the Missourians open at the Cotton Club, house band from 1931-1934 Work Cotton Club site New York City
1932/03/11 Cab Calloway records "Minnie the Moocher" at Brunswick Studios in New York City Performer Minnie the Moocher
1933/00/00 "Snow White " is released. Vocal chorus Snow White
1936/09/00 Cotton Club reopens in downtown Manhattan, closes 10 June 1940 Work Palais Royal, Connie's Inn and Cotton Club New York City
1943/07/21 Stormy Weather, feature film, is released Actor Stormy Weather
1964/02/09 The Beatles tape a performance for The Ed Sullivan Show to be broadcast 23 February 1964. The Beatles sing: Twist and Shout, Please Please Me and I Want to Hold Your Hand. American jazz singer, Cab Calloway, also appears as a guest on the show. Performer Ed Sullivan Theater New York City Beatlemania Arrives in the US
1994/11/18 Died Died Event

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Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Minnie the Moocher Performer Song 1932/03/11
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